Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cisco IOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IOS over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco IOS
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 659 635 621
Rank change year-on-year -24 -14 -48
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 167 184 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 1.39% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 111 139
England median daily rate £375 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.99% -6.53% -3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £175 £275
90th Percentile £560 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.27% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 17
England median hourly rate £160.00 £36.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +344.44% +60.00% -3.74%
10th Percentile £19.65 £18.70 £20.41
90th Percentile £165.00 £46.13 £25.75
UK median hourly rate £160.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +255.56% +100.00% -3.74%

Cisco IOS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,217 13,227 13,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.44% 14.83% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,609 8,099 8,115
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 668 846
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.61%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.59 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.33 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cisco IOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco IOS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -48 87 £390 -8.24% 23
South East -27 26 £375 +8.70% 14
Midlands +14 18 £350 +21.74% 5
East of England -4 15 £284 -31.63% 8
West Midlands +22 14 £375 +31.58% 5
South West +14 13 £550 +238.46% 3
North of England +34 9 £488 +178.57% 12
North West +15 6 £488 +52.34% 10
East Midlands +2 4 £300 -7.69%
Yorkshire -4 3 - - 2
Cisco IOS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 167 (100.00%) Cisco
2 87 (52.10%) Firewall
3 78 (46.71%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (40.12%) LAN
5 61 (36.53%) Windows
6 54 (32.34%) VPN
7 52 (31.14%) Wireless
8 51 (30.54%) WAN
9 47 (28.14%) BGP
10 43 (25.75%) CCNP
11 42 (25.15%) OSPF
11 42 (25.15%) Data Centre
12 40 (23.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 40 (23.95%) CCIE
13 39 (23.35%) Juniper
14 37 (22.16%) MPLS
14 37 (22.16%) Active Directory
14 37 (22.16%) Microsoft
14 37 (22.16%) Cisco ASA
15 31 (18.56%) Finance
15 31 (18.56%) DHCP
15 31 (18.56%) ITIL
15 31 (18.56%) Citrix
16 30 (17.96%) DNS
17 29 (17.37%) NX-OS
18 28 (16.77%) Banking
19 27 (16.17%) TCP/IP
19 27 (16.17%) CCNA
20 26 (15.57%) Windows 7
21 25 (14.97%) Security Cleared

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.38%) Skype for Business
2 13 (7.78%) IBM Notes
3 12 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (4.79%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.19%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.80%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.20%) IIS
9 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.60%) CMS
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Eikon
2 3 (1.80%) LatentZero
3 2 (1.20%) Maximo
4 1 (0.60%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.58%) Office 365
2 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 87 (52.10%) Firewall
2 67 (40.12%) LAN
3 54 (32.34%) VPN
4 52 (31.14%) Wireless
5 51 (30.54%) WAN
6 47 (28.14%) BGP
7 42 (25.15%) OSPF
8 40 (23.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 37 (22.16%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (22.16%) MPLS
10 31 (18.56%) DHCP
11 30 (17.96%) DNS
12 29 (17.37%) NX-OS
13 27 (16.17%) TCP/IP
14 24 (14.37%) EIGRP
15 19 (11.38%) Ethernet
15 19 (11.38%) IPsec
15 19 (11.38%) Network Security
16 18 (10.78%) Cisco Wireless
16 18 (10.78%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (18.56%) Finance
2 28 (16.77%) Banking
3 10 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.99%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.99%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.20%) Automotive
6 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) French Language
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.60%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (46.11%) Network Engineer
2 33 (19.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (16.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (10.18%) Support Engineer
5 16 (9.58%) Architect
6 12 (7.19%) Desktop Support
7 10 (5.99%) Analyst
7 10 (5.99%) IT Support
7 10 (5.99%) Lead Network Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.79%) Network Architect
9 8 (4.79%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
11 6 (3.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.59%) IT Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.59%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.40%) 802.1X
1 4 (2.40%) Core Data
2 2 (1.20%) XMPP
2 2 (1.20%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.60%) HTML
3 1 (0.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.15%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.19%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.19%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (6.59%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.99%) BYOD
6 8 (4.79%) Clustering
7 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.99%) IVR
8 4 (2.40%) iPad
8 4 (2.40%) iPhone
8 4 (2.40%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.20%) Replication
9 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.20%) Social Media
9 2 (1.20%) User Experience
9 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.60%) Handset
10 1 (0.60%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.53%) Windows
2 26 (15.57%) Windows 7
3 23 (13.77%) Android
4 21 (12.57%) Windows 10
5 18 (10.78%) Windows Server
6 11 (6.59%) Linux
6 11 (6.59%) Mac OS
7 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.39%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.59%) Unix
9 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.40%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.20%) CatOS
12 2 (1.20%) CentOS
12 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.60%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.56%) ITIL
2 14 (8.38%) Network Design
2 14 (8.38%) Service Delivery
3 13 (7.78%) Load Balancing
4 11 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (6.59%) Change Management
4 11 (6.59%) Information Security
5 9 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (5.39%) High Availability
5 9 (5.39%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (4.79%) Asset Management
6 8 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (4.79%) Security Management
7 7 (4.19%) Migration
8 6 (3.59%) ITSM
8 6 (3.59%) Network Management
8 6 (3.59%) Project Management
8 6 (3.59%) Service Management
8 6 (3.59%) Time Management
9 5 (2.99%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.59%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.79%) SQL
3 5 (2.99%) Python
4 4 (2.40%) Perl
5 3 (1.80%) Java
6 2 (1.20%) Ruby
7 1 (0.60%) C
7 1 (0.60%) C++
7 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (46.71%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (25.75%) CCNP
3 40 (23.95%) CCIE
4 27 (16.17%) CCNA
5 25 (14.97%) Security Cleared
6 14 (8.38%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.99%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (4.79%) Degree
9 7 (4.19%) MCSE
10 6 (3.59%) CCDP
10 6 (3.59%) CCVP
10 6 (3.59%) MCP
11 5 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (2.40%) CWNA
12 4 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.80%) CCIP
14 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (1.20%) JNCIA
14 2 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.17%) SLA
2 3 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (22.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (4.19%) XenApp
5 6 (3.59%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.40%) XenServer
8 3 (1.80%) Firmware
8 3 (1.80%) GPFS
8 3 (1.80%) LXC
8 3 (1.80%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.20%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.20%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.20%) vSphere
10 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (6.59%) SCCM
2 8 (4.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.59%) AirWatch
3 6 (3.59%) SCOM
4 5 (2.99%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.99%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (2.40%) Cacti
5 4 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.40%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.80%) Puppet
6 3 (1.80%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.20%) Nagios
7 2 (1.20%) Nessus
7 2 (1.20%) SmokePing
7 2 (1.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 167 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (23.35%) Juniper
3 37 (22.16%) Microsoft
4 31 (18.56%) Citrix
5 23 (13.77%) Palo Alto
6 20 (11.98%) CheckPoint
7 19 (11.38%) VMware
8 17 (10.18%) F5
9 15 (8.98%) Bloomberg
10 13 (7.78%) Fortinet
10 13 (7.78%) HP
10 13 (7.78%) Lotus
11 12 (7.19%) Reuters
11 12 (7.19%) SolarWinds
12 11 (6.59%) Meraki
12 11 (6.59%) Riverbed
13 10 (5.99%) Apple
13 10 (5.99%) Forcepoint
14 9 (5.39%) Blue Coat
15 7 (4.19%) Symantec